Paleo for athletes: Creamy broccoli soup

12 Jan

Ingredients:

2 tbl. Earth Balance soy free buttery spread

1 tbl. extra virgin olive oil

1 large shallot, peeled and chopped

1 ½ lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced

1 ½ lb. broccoli, cut into florets stalks sliced

1 ½ cups organic low sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth

1 cup water

1 tsp. kosher salt

½ tsp. pepper

2 cups So Delicious unsweetened coconut milk beverage

Method:

Heat “butter” and olive oil in a pot over medium heat.  Add shallot and sauté until soft, 5 minutes.  Add sweet potato, broth, and water.  Bring to a boil and cook 10 minutes.  Add broccoli, salt, and pepper and cook, covered, another 10 minutes.  In batches transfer soup to a blender and blend until smooth.  Pour soup back into pot and mix in coconut milk beverage.  If desired season with additional salt and pepper to taste.

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One Response to “Paleo for athletes: Creamy broccoli soup”

  1. Kshama :) January 12, 2012 at 8:59 PM #

    OMNOMNOMNOMNOM

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